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Mar 28, 2011 6:00am EDT
. maryland's seth of health says the trace mentsd arm routinely picked up by air monitoring sensors but adds it is not enough to pose a health risk. >> there is for reason for alarm. there is no public health concern. what has been reported are levels of radioactive material in the air around the country. and we did detect very, very, very small levels in the air in maryland. >> the feds also found some slightly elevated levels of radioactive iodine in rainwater in both massachusetts and pennsylvania but say it is not enough to be a risk. >>> a tsunami warning was issued into japan today set off by another powerful aftershock. the magnitude 6.5 aftershock was rent ared near the same spot as the initial 9.0 quake. the tsunami warning was only issued in jap and there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. >>> president obama is getting ready to deliver the address tonight to update the american people on the situation in libya. he will give the speech from the national defense university. his speech comes as rebel are making huge gains after coalition air strikes destroyed ghada
Mar 28, 2011 9:00am EDT
on seth up the cooling system. but again, i underline this new development today in reactor number two, the big challenge will be if there's a leak if there's a crack in the containment vessel, then that water is going to keep on coming out. so that's the big thing is we look at the week ahead. >> okay. so i hesitate to bring this up, but i'm going to because over the weekend, trace amounts of radiation linked to the japanese plant were found in massachusetts rainwater. i wouldn't think it could travel that for but should anybody be worried about this? >> carol, i'm glad you are asking this question. and i live in massachusetts. and the question is a flat 100% no. people should not be worrying about this. these are trace amounts. they have no -- will have no impact on human health in the u.s. we get radiation every day anyway from other sources. and not all radiation is created equal. it depends on the type of radiation it is. how long you are exposed to it. a lot of different factors. so just because you read radiation in the europe newspap thr on tv, you should not freak out. peo
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